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Category Spotlight: Automobile and Light Truck Lubricants Joe
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Buy Early & Save Big: Power Service Rebate is HERE It's that
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We are excited to announce that FUCHS Lubricants Company is now officially on the PSC pl
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Power Service: Spring/Summer Maintenance We all know Power Service is gre
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Video Spotlight: Coming Soon PSC on the Clock We are exci
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Savings Spotlight: Power Service Manufacturer's Rebate It's that time of th
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Newsletter | March 2022
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Petroleum Service Company on Mar 04 2022

We Made Some Changes! We are always trying to improve our webite to make su
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What's in a Barrel of Oil? The 42-Gallon Breakdown
What's in a Barrel of Oil? The 42-Gallon Breakdown
Petroleum Service Company on Mar 01 2022

Have you ever wondered what, exactly, is in a barrel of oil? It's certainly not full of monkeys, tha…
Lubricants
5 Quick Tips to Get Your Ride Ready for the Spring
5 Quick Tips to Get Your Ride Ready for the Spring
Petroleum Service Company on Feb 28 2022

Unfortunately, it's still cold outside... ...and while the wind whips and the snow continues to fal…
Autos
Newsletter | February 2022
Newsletter | February 2022
Petroleum Service Company on Feb 04 2022

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How Does Cold Weather Affect Your Car Lubricants?
How Does Cold Weather Affect Your Car Lubricants?
Petroleum Service Company on Jan 21 2022

Just as cold, winter weather affects you (we typically don't don down layers in the middle of July),…
Autos
Newsletter | December 2021
Newsletter | December 2021
Petroleum Service Company on Dec 07 2021

Savings Spotlight: Buy In Bulk & Save You don't need to know how to spell i
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Newsletter | November 2021
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Petroleum Service Company on Nov 09 2021

We know how the cold can really wreak havoc on all different types of equi
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Newsletter | October 2021
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Petroleum Service Company on Oct 05 2021

Product Spotlight: Clear Fluid Coat by Undercoating in a Can Our friends …
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Newsletter | September 2021
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Petroleum Service Company on Sep 01 2021

Category Spotlight: Tractor Transmission Fluid Tractor transmission fluid…
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Newsletter | July 2021
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Petroleum Service Company on Jul 30 2021

Are Supply Chain Issues a Concern for You? Your favorite lubr
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Newsletter | June 2021
Newsletter | June 2021
Petroleum Service Company on Jun 29 2021

Should You Be Concerned About Supply Issues? Hear a Message From Our CEO, Rick Rose
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What are Product Allocations?
What are Product Allocations?
James Lewis on Jun 22 2021

You might be hearing the term " Allocations" or phrase “Your Products are being put on Al…
Lubricants
Newsletter | May 2021
Newsletter | May 2021
Petroleum Service Company on Jun 04 2021

The Struggle is REAL! In light of the current market conditions with prod…
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Mobil SHC 600 Series Price Increases - Find Equivalents
Mobil SHC 600 Series Price Increases - Find Equivalents
Petroleum Service Company on May 17 2021

The Mobil SHC 600 Series are one of the leading lines of synthetic rust and oxidation oils availabl…
lubricants
Newsletter | April 2021
Newsletter | April 2021
Petroleum Service Company on May 04 2021

Power Service Spring Rebate Purchase Diesel Kleen + Cetane Boost, Clear-Diesel Fuel & …
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Newsletter | March 2021
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Petroleum Service Company on Apr 12 2021

Synthetic Extreme Pressure Gear Lubricants protect gear mechanisms from surface damage a
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Newsletter | February 2021
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Petroleum Service Company on Mar 09 2021

"What makes Turbine Oils different from any other oil? Can they only be used in Turbine applications…
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Know Your Food Grade Lubricants
Know Your Food Grade Lubricants
Petroleum Service Company on Feb 10 2021

Lubricants play an important role in keeping the food service industry running smoothly and safely. …
Lubricants
Newsletter | January 2021
Newsletter | January 2021
Petroleum Service Company on Feb 03 2021

Winter is HERE Shop Winter Products Now!
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Tectyl 3335 Black - The Ultimate Water-Based Corrosion Protection
Tectyl 3335 Black - The Ultimate Water-Based Corrosion Protection
Petroleum Service Company on Feb 02 2021

Undercoatings are all around us--more than you might realize. In general, an undercoating is nec…
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Do Non-Contact Body Thermometers Really Work?
Do Non-Contact Body Thermometers Really Work?
Petroleum Service Company on Jan 12 2021

As a first line of defense, knowing that an individual is running a fever is by far the best indic…
Culture
Newsletter | November 2020
Newsletter | November 2020
Petroleum Service Company on Dec 10 2020

INTRODUCING Xenon Fe✔er Defense Shop Xenon Fever Defense
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Petroleum Product of the Week: Wrapping Paper
Petroleum Product of the Week: Wrapping Paper
Petroleum Service Company on Dec 02 2020

Over 500 years ago, Gutenberg's printing press surfaced as one of the most groundbreaking inventions…
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Popular Pastime: History of the Board Game Industry
Popular Pastime: History of the Board Game Industry
Petroleum Service Company on Dec 01 2020

When I was younger, we used to have an RV parked out behind my home. When the weather was nice, I wo…
Culture
Power Service vs. Howes: Diesel Fuel Anti-Gels
Power Service vs. Howes: Diesel Fuel Anti-Gels
Petroleum Service Company on Nov 20 2020

Owners and operators of diesel-run equipment know the importance of treating their fuel, especially…
Power Service
What is the Shelf Life of Oil? Ins and Outs of Oil Storage
What is the Shelf Life of Oil? Ins and Outs of Oil Storage
Petroleum Service Company on Nov 18 2020

If you frequently purchase oil drums for your business or quarts to maintain an engine, you may ofte…
Autos
Understanding Types of Lubricants: Grease
Understanding Types of Lubricants: Grease
Petroleum Service Company on Nov 17 2020

Choosing the Right Grease When it comes to your vehicle, your industrial manufacturing equipment…
Lubricants
Newsletter | October 2020
Newsletter | October 2020
Petroleum Service Company on Nov 05 2020

Rebate Ends This Month Shop Now!
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At What Temperature Does Diesel Fuel Gel?
At What Temperature Does Diesel Fuel Gel?
Petroleum Service Company on Oct 15 2020

Do your fuel problems actually stem from diesel gelling or another winter problem? As temperatur…
Diesel
Mobil DTE 20 vs. DTE 20 ULTRA Series: What's The Difference?
Mobil DTE 20 vs. DTE 20 ULTRA Series: What's The Difference?
Petroleum Service Company on Oct 13 2020

You may have noticed that Mobil has recently updated and replaced the DTE 20 Series with the DTE 20 …
Lubricants
What is Oil Viscosity? | Comparative Oil Viscosity Chart
What is Oil Viscosity? | Comparative Oil Viscosity Chart
Petroleum Service Company on Oct 06 2020

If you've changed your own oil before, then chances are you know what the "w" in 5w-20 means (HINT: …
Lubricants
Newsletter | September 2020
Newsletter | September 2020
Petroleum Service Company on Oct 01 2020

Power Service Rebate! Learn More
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What Is Dexos1?
What Is Dexos1?
Petroleum Service Company on Oct 01 2020

Many have asked this question and in this article, we hope to get you an answer. What is de…
Lubricants
Semi-Synthetic Passenger Car Engine Oils Explained
Semi-Synthetic Passenger Car Engine Oils Explained
Petroleum Service Company on Sep 20 2020

With Semi-Synthetic Passenger Car Engine Oils, also known as Synthetic Blend Engine Oils, the name r…
Autos
Now is the Time to Undercoat Your Vehicle
Now is the Time to Undercoat Your Vehicle
Petroleum Service Company on Sep 01 2020

Purchasing a vehicle is a huge investment. Whether it's a light passenger car or a heavy duty commer…
Autos
Newsletter | August 2020
Newsletter | August 2020
Petroleum Service Company on Aug 31 2020

PSC Offers Sunoco Sunvis 800 Series Hydraulic Oils that are highly refined, premium quality, anti-we…
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Newsletter | July 2020
Newsletter | July 2020
Petroleum Service Company on Jul 31 2020

To complement their original Black Wax Coating, Undercoating In A Can has now developed a Polymerize…
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Newsletter | June 2020
Newsletter | June 2020
Petroleum Service Company on Jul 01 2020

Petroleum Service Company provides a wide variety of lubricating products for all of your small engi…
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Newsletter | April 2020
Newsletter | April 2020
Petroleum Service Company on May 19 2020

All of our customers are considered essential to us here at PSC. That is why we are filling and ship…
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How to Store Diesel Fuel and Equipment that runs on Diesel
How to Store Diesel Fuel and Equipment that runs on Diesel
James Lewis on Apr 30 2020

Due to the pandemic, businesses and personnel had been forced to shut down their operations. This in…
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How to Store Gasoline and Equipment that runs on Gasoline
How to Store Gasoline and Equipment that runs on Gasoline
James Lewis on Apr 30 2020

In light of the current ongoing pandemic, businesses and personnel have been forced to shut down the…
industry
What is the Best Way to Store an Engine?
What is the Best Way to Store an Engine?
James Lewis on Apr 30 2020

There is a lot of equipment out there that is only used intermittently, seasonally or stored for lon…
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Newsletter | March 2020
Newsletter | March 2020
Petroleum Service Company on Apr 01 2020

We are happy to announce we now offer $95 Flat Rate Freight pricing for shipping to Michigan, Illino…
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Newsletter | February 2020
Newsletter | February 2020
Petroleum Service Company on Mar 03 2020

Racing Season has officially started!!! For all you racers, make sure you are getting the optimal p…
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Newsletter | January 2020
Newsletter | January 2020
Petroleum Service Company on Feb 03 2020

Have you called in to PSC or maybe sent an email to sales? Meet the people behind the phones and com…
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What Is Horsepower?
What Is Horsepower?
Petroleum Service Company on Dec 19 2019

Even if you've never so much as looked at a horse in your entire life, you've probably heard the ter…
Culture
Newsletter | October 2019
Newsletter | October 2019
Petroleum Service Company on Nov 06 2019

Time is running out to Buy Early and Save on Power Service Diesel Fuel Additives. The manufacturer r…
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An Interview with Modern Tire Dealer
An Interview with Modern Tire Dealer
Modern Tire Dealer on Oct 18 2019

In a recent article in Modern Tire Dealer magazine, John McCarthy Jr., president of Wilkes-Barre bas…
Newsletter | September 2019
Newsletter | September 2019
Petroleum Service Company on Sep 30 2019

At PSC, customer satisfaction is our number one priority. Learn more about how we are redefining an …
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Phillips 66 Victory AW 20W-50 - Now Available at PSC
Phillips 66 Victory AW 20W-50 - Now Available at PSC
Petroleum Service Company on Sep 27 2019

. Phillips 66’s newest aviation oil is now available online at PetroleumServiceCompany.com. …
Aeroshell Changes Aviation Oil Case Sizes
Aeroshell Changes Aviation Oil Case Sizes
Petroleum Service Company on Sep 05 2019

If you normally purchase Aeroshell aviation oil in cases of twelve one-quart bottles, you might hav…
Aeroshell
How to Store Vintage, Collector, and Classic Cars
Sunoco Technical Bulletin on Sep 04 2019

Storing a classic car or vehicle for months or even years without any fuel related issues takes two …
Newsletter | July 2019
Newsletter | July 2019
Petroleum Service Company on Jul 31 2019

Watch Part 1 Watch Part 2
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Newsletter | June 2019
Newsletter | June 2019
Petroleum Service Company on Jul 01 2019

This month, we launched a brand new video series: Race Weekend Recap. Each Monday, Erin reviews the …
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Newsletter | May 2019
Newsletter | May 2019
Petroleum Service Company on May 30 2019

Hydraulic Systems provide the force which drives movement in industrial machinery and aids in the tr…
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Why You Need to Treat Your Diesel in the Spring and Summer
Why You Need to Treat Your Diesel in the Spring and Summer
Petroleum Service Company on May 29 2019

No diesel owner is going to contest the notion of treating their diesel fuel in the winter, particu…
diesel
Newsletter | April 2019
Newsletter | April 2019
Petroleum Service Company on Apr 30 2019

Do you know what type of undercoating will work best for your application? At PSC, we carry a variet…
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Buy Racing Fuels Online Thanks to Our Sunoco Partnership
Buy Racing Fuels Online Thanks to Our Sunoco Partnership
Petroleum Service Company on Apr 12 2019

Did you know that racing fuels can be purchased online from the convenience of your home? Yes, you …
Sunoco
Newsletter | March 2019
Newsletter | March 2019
Petroleum Service Company on Mar 28 2019

At PSC, you can shop our premium automotive lubricants easily by component, including engine oils, t…
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Shop Carwell Oil-Based Rust Inhibitors For Corrosion Control
Shop Carwell Oil-Based Rust Inhibitors For Corrosion Control
Petroleum Service Company on Mar 26 2019

This winter has been ruthless, so it can be hard to imagine it’s finally spring. Over the winter mo…
Carwell
How Howard Hughes Revolutionized Oil Well Drilling
Petroleum Service Company on Mar 08 2019

This man was Howard Hughes before Howard Hughes was Howard Hughes You might know Howard Hughes a…
Culture
Newsletter | February 2019
Newsletter | February 2019
Petroleum Service Company on Feb 28 2019

In response to EPA regulations, Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) lowers the NOx concentration in diesel ex…
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Has ExxonMobil Aviation Oil Elite 20W-50 Been Discontinued?
Petroleum Service Company on Feb 05 2019

If you own an aircraft, you want to take care of it to the best of their ability. You might even avo…
aviation oil
Race Fuel 101: Lead and Leaded Racing Fuels
Race Fuel 101: Lead and Leaded Racing Fuels
Sunoco Technical Bulletin on Dec 06 2018

It’s been many decades since lead began to be phased out of pump gas. Most racers today don’t know w…
What is Diesel Bug and How Do I Prevent It?
What is Diesel Bug and How Do I Prevent It?
Petroleum Service Company on Nov 30 2018

Diesel fuel has changed within the past two decades. With these changes have come about a host of i…
Diesel
Winterize Your Fuel System
Winterize Your Fuel System
Sunoco Technical Bulletin on Nov 28 2018

The winter season is quickly approaching. This means lots of loose ends to tie up around the garage …
Octane Stability: High Octane vs Low Octane Fuels
Octane Stability: High Octane vs Low Octane Fuels
Sunoco Technical Bulletin on Nov 22 2018

Octane is the most talked about property when it comes to gasoline. It’s no surprise because selecti…
Mixing Fuels and Calculating Octane
Mixing Fuels and Calculating Octane
Sunoco Technical Bulletin on Nov 13 2018

We often get these two questions:Can I mix fuels?What is the octane when I mix them?The answer to #1…
Specific Gravity – What Is It And Why Does It Matter?
Specific Gravity – What Is It And Why Does It Matter?
Sunoco Technical Bulletin on Nov 06 2018

Specific GravityDefinition: specific gravity (noun) – the ratio of the density of any substance to t…
Fuel Metering Basics for Oxygenated Fuels
Fuel Metering Basics for Oxygenated Fuels
Sunoco Technical Bulletin on Oct 29 2018

We get a lot of questions about fuel metering changes required for oxygenated fuels… and that is a g…
Race Fuel Storage
Race Fuel Storage
Sunoco Technical Bulletin on Oct 25 2018

Race fuels generally last longer than typical pump gas but often times race fuel is stored for sever…
Beyond Octane
Beyond Octane
Sunoco Technical Bulletin on Oct 17 2018

Overheard at the local track:“High octane fuels burn slower.”“My motor doesn’t need all that octane …
Alcohol and Octane
Alcohol and Octane
Sunoco Technical Bulletin on Oct 08 2018

Alcohols like methyl alcohol (methanol) and ethyl alcohol (ethanol) are often used in race fuels. So…
What does AW Stand For?
What does AW Stand For?
Petroleum Service Company on Aug 08 2018

When it comes to the different types of hydraulic oil, AW is one of the most commonly-used. But what…
Lubricants
What Does The ISO VG Number Of A Lubricant Mean?
What Does The ISO VG Number Of A Lubricant Mean?
Petroleum Service Company on Jul 26 2018

ISO VG stands for “International Standards Organization Viscosity Grade” and is reported in numbers…
hydraulic oil
The first travel agency organized train excursions
The first travel agency organized train excursions
Petroleum Service Company on Jul 05 2018

It's no secret that rains revolutionized the way we travel. While things have come a long way since …
General Interest
Liquid Body Armor will Change Body Armor Forever
Liquid Body Armor will Change Body Armor Forever
Petroleum Service Company on Jun 26 2018

Body armor has been around since medieval times in various forms. Constantly undergoing improvements…
Industry
The Women Who Built Waterloo Bridge
The Women Who Built Waterloo Bridge
Petroleum Service Company on Jun 21 2018

Much like the Women's Land Army of WWI and WWII, women had to replace men who were off fighting for …
Industry
What you need to know about man made diamonds
What you need to know about man made diamonds
Petroleum Service Company on Jun 18 2018

They've always said diamonds are a girl's best friend, but they never specified whether or not that …
Industry
Aloha Wanderwell, the World's Most Widely-Traveled Woman
Aloha Wanderwell, the World's Most Widely-Traveled Woman
Petroleum Service Company on Jun 12 2018

If Indiana Jones was real, he'd be a woman. More specifically, he'd be this woman: Aloha Wanderwell.…
Culture
The History of the Dr. Marten Boot
The History of the Dr. Marten Boot
Petroleum Service Company on Jun 07 2018

I was recently on a train and saw an ad for Dr. Martens— also known as Docs, Doc Martens and Doctor …
Industry
Strike a Pose: Food Photography and Styling
Strike a Pose: Food Photography and Styling
Petroleum Service Company on May 30 2018

In a world of social media and advertising, looks are everything— and I'm not just talking about peo…
Culture
Should You Use Full Synthetic Passenger Car Engine Oil?
Should You Use Full Synthetic Passenger Car Engine Oil?
Petroleum Service Company on May 28 2018

When looking for a quality engine oil, you might wonder whether you should go with a full synthetic.…
General Interest
Conventional Passenger Car Engine Oil
Conventional Passenger Car Engine Oil
Petroleum Service Company on May 25 2018

Before scientists engineered semi-synthetic and fully synthetic oil, people relied on conventional p…
Lubricants
Amarillo Texas' Quirky Cadillac Ranch
Amarillo Texas' Quirky Cadillac Ranch
Petroleum Service Company on May 23 2018

Take yourself on a cross-country road trip and your excursion is sure to encounter many roadside att…
Autos
The History of RV Camping and How to Care for Yours
The History of RV Camping and How to Care for Yours
Petroleum Service Company on May 21 2018

It's finally camping season! We're airing out our campers and tents and cleaning off our charcoal gr…
General Interest
Petroleum Product of the Week: Mannequins
Petroleum Product of the Week: Mannequins
Petroleum Service Company on May 18 2018

Sometimes, it's difficult to fully envision an outfit until it's displayed on a human (or human-ish)…
Petroleum Product of the Week
Why do some countries drive on the left side of the road?
Why do some countries drive on the left side of the road?
Petroleum Service Company on May 16 2018

If you've ever visited the United Kingdom, Australia, or the Bahamas, you may have noticed people dr…
General Interest
Why were two Ferraris buried in the 1970s?
Why were two Ferraris buried in the 1970s?
Petroleum Service Company on May 11 2018

Ferraris are among the most renowned and expensive cars in the world. Throughout history, they have …
Autos
What made Oregon gun sales double in the  '80s?
What made Oregon gun sales double in the '80s?
Petroleum Service Company on May 09 2018

And what does this have to do with Rolls Royces? Well, it all has to do with a man who used to be ca…
Culture
Polish Your Fuel with Power Service Diesel Kleen +Cetane Boost
Polish Your Fuel with Power Service Diesel Kleen +Cetane Boost
Petroleum Service Company on May 07 2018

With the arrival of Spring, it's time to clean your diesel fluid with Power Service Diesel Kleen +Ce…
Industry
Petroleum Product of the Week: Ball Pits
Petroleum Product of the Week: Ball Pits
Petroleum Service Company on May 04 2018

Some of my best childhood memories involve going to a nearby amusement park and playing in the kiddi…
Petroleum Product of the Week
The Problem with Produce Stickers
The Problem with Produce Stickers
Petroleum Service Company on May 02 2018

If you're aiming for a balanced diet, your trip to the grocery store probably involves a stop by the…
Culture
The Incredible Potential of Graphene
The Incredible Potential of Graphene
Petroleum Service Company on Apr 30 2018

Graphene is a material of many wonders. It offers an array of useful and diverse properties and can …
Culture
How the V-8 Engine Sound is Made
How the V-8 Engine Sound is Made
Petroleum Service Company on Apr 29 2018

Everyone's heard it the sweet sound of a V-8 engine powering a beautiful and intricately designed c…
Autos
Nanotechnology: Tooth Sensor Tracks What You Eat
Nanotechnology: Tooth Sensor Tracks What You Eat
Petroleum Service Company on Apr 27 2018

Health and wellness are at the forefront of many of our minds, day in and day out. A new form of nan…
Tech
The Roads Well-Traveled: The History of America's Transportation Infrastructure
The Roads Well-Traveled: The History of America's Transportation Infrastructure
Petroleum Service Company on Apr 23 2018

The timeline of road history is a long and winding one. Sometimes, the most important technologi…
Culture
Petroleum Product of the Week: Deodorant
Petroleum Product of the Week: Deodorant
Petroleum Service Company on Apr 20 2018

Humans may be the only mammals with a written language, but we're certainly not the only ones who sw…
General Interest
Sealing Oil Well Leaks with Artificial Magma
Sealing Oil Well Leaks with Artificial Magma
Petroleum Service Company on Apr 18 2018

There are thousands of inactive oil wells across North America and throughout the world. Several wel…
Industry
During WWII, Queen Elizabeth II Was a Truck Mechanic
During WWII, Queen Elizabeth II Was a Truck Mechanic
Petroleum Service Company on Apr 16 2018

My recent binging of the Netflix original series, The Crown, has led to a fascination with the ro…
Culture
Could Desert Sand be Used to Make Concrete?
Could Desert Sand be Used to Make Concrete?
Petroleum Service Company on Apr 13 2018

As the most widely used building material in the world, concrete relies on sand to make it strong an…
Culture
It's Time to Spring Clean Your Car
It's Time to Spring Clean Your Car
Petroleum Service Company on Apr 11 2018

I'm not sure about you, but something I need to make time to do this year is to take a look at the u…
Autos
A Look at Some of History's Most Toxic Colors
A Look at Some of History's Most Toxic Colors
Petroleum Service Company on Apr 09 2018

Can you paint with all the colors of history? No, because a lot of them are just too toxic. …
Culture
Petroleum Product of the Week: Artificial Leather
Petroleum Product of the Week: Artificial Leather
Petroleum Service Company on Apr 06 2018

As a substitute material for genuine leather, artificial leather is a mixture of plastic and leather…
Petroleum Product of the Week
The U.S. Wanted to Use Bat Bombs to Fight the Japanese in World War II
The U.S. Wanted to Use Bat Bombs to Fight the Japanese in World War II
Petroleum Service Company on Apr 04 2018

I can only imagine what was going through Lytle S. Adams' mind when, upon hearing news of the Japane…
Culture
The Science Behind Trailer Tails and Skirts
The Science Behind Trailer Tails and Skirts
Petroleum Service Company on Apr 02 2018

I remember the first time I saw the odd flaps on the back of a truck driving on the highway. I thoug…
Energy
Automotive Aerodynamics
Automotive Aerodynamics
Petroleum Service Company on Mar 30 2018

In today's world, automotive aerodynamics and efficiency are a priority. The gas mileage a car gets …
Autos
The Invention and Application of Safety Grooving
The Invention and Application of Safety Grooving
Petroleum Service Company on Mar 28 2018

I was running around with some friends in the rain one night when I witnessed something both horribl…
Industry
What Does Grease Color Mean and How Does it Affect Lubrication?
What Does Grease Color Mean and How Does it Affect Lubrication?
Petroleum Service Company on Mar 26 2018

Greases are solid or semi-solid lubricants generally composed of oil(s) thickened with soap (or othe…
Lubricants
Petroleum Product of the Week: Hard Hats
Petroleum Product of the Week: Hard Hats
Petroleum Service Company on Mar 23 2018

No mater what you're doing, safety is important. In many industries, hard hats are common, everyday …
Petroleum Product of the Week
The Top 5 Best Selling Cars of All Time
The Top 5 Best Selling Cars of All Time
Petroleum Service Company on Mar 21 2018

Since the first automobile powered by an internal combustion engine debuted in 1885, people have pur…
Autos
Bakelite: The Material of a Thousand Uses
Bakelite: The Material of a Thousand Uses
Petroleum Service Company on Mar 19 2018

Bakelite is a unique type of plastic that, similar to gold and silver, makes jewelry valuable. Bakel…
General Interest
The Montana Sapphire Industry
The Montana Sapphire Industry
Petroleum Service Company on Mar 16 2018

Brilliant, blue sapphires are timeless gems that are popular around the world. They also come in a v…
Industry
Lamborghini Put the Tractor Before the Bull
Lamborghini Put the Tractor Before the Bull
Petroleum Service Company on Mar 14 2018

Lamborghinis are luxury sports cars known for their speed, power, and comfort. With their flashy des…
Autos
Steam and STEAM: How We Can Power the Next Industrial Revolution
Steam and STEAM: How We Can Power the Next Industrial Revolution
Petroleum Service Company on Mar 12 2018

History repeats itself, they say. And they, of course, often attribute this to the mistakes we…
Tech
Petroleum Product of the Week: Lotion
Petroleum Product of the Week: Lotion
Petroleum Service Company on Mar 09 2018

When the air is cold and dry, you're probably going through buckets of this stuff. But what exactly …
Petroleum Product of the Week
Skiing: Here's the Key to Gliding Down the Slopes
Skiing: Here's the Key to Gliding Down the Slopes
Petroleum Service Company on Mar 07 2018

This time of year, skiing is a popular sport for many. For some, it's popular year-round if the weat…
Culture
The Importance of Reading: Supporting Local Read Across America Events
The Importance of Reading: Supporting Local Read Across America Events
Petroleum Service Company on Mar 06 2018

Every year on March 2nd, children (and adults, too!) celebrate National Read Across America Day and …
Culture
How to Get Your Lawnmower Ready for Spring: Maintenance Essentials
How to Get Your Lawnmower Ready for Spring: Maintenance Essentials
Petroleum Service Company on Mar 02 2018

Hopefully, those of us in the Northeast will soon get to put our shovels and snow blowers away for w…
Culture
The Latest from PSC | Videos to Kick off the Year
The Latest from PSC | Videos to Kick off the Year
Petroleum Service Company on Feb 28 2018

We're just getting into 2018, and our video team has been working harder than ever to create some gr…
Industry
Petroleum Product of the Week: Acrylic Paint
Petroleum Product of the Week: Acrylic Paint
Petroleum Service Company on Feb 23 2018

"Color my life with the chaos of trouble." Or, you know, paint works, too. Humans have…
Petroleum Product of the Week
Can a Car Corrode in Space?
Can a Car Corrode in Space?
Petroleum Service Company on Feb 21 2018

A car in space is out of this world SpaceX's recent Falcon Heavy rocket launch has given us plen…
Autos
The Future of Carbon Fiber is Looking Rather Green
The Future of Carbon Fiber is Looking Rather Green
Petroleum Service Company on Feb 19 2018

Carbon fiber, as it is, is stronger than steel while being much lighter. And while it's found in eve…
Tech
Zamboni's Quest for Great Ice
Zamboni's Quest for Great Ice
Petroleum Service Company on Feb 16 2018

We are one week into the 2018 Winter Olympics and have witnessed infinite talent on the ice. From fi…
Culture
Why do we love cars so much?
Why do we love cars so much?
Petroleum Service Company on Feb 14 2018

I know why I love cars— because growing up my dad always took the family to car shows and it's just …
Autos
What is Rust (and how can you stop its reign of terror)?
What is Rust (and how can you stop its reign of terror)?
Petroleum Service Company on Feb 12 2018

From automotive undercarriages to old boats, chains, trains, and wheelbarrows, rust is pervasive. An…
Autos
Petroleum Product of the Week: Hairspray
Petroleum Product of the Week: Hairspray
Petroleum Service Company on Feb 09 2018

Before the musical and before the hair commercials, hairspray's history started out, well, outside o…
Petroleum Product of the Week
History of Canned Food and How it Changed the Industry
History of Canned Food and How it Changed the Industry
Petroleum Service Company on Feb 07 2018

"Because we can, can, can Yes we can, can, can, can Can, can, can, can, can" --Fatboy Slim …
Culture
All About Racing Tires and a Brief History of Racing
All About Racing Tires and a Brief History of Racing
Petroleum Service Company on Feb 05 2018

From the Grand Prix to drag racing, putting the pedal to the metal has been a pastime around the wor…
Autos
History and Evolution of Medicine
History and Evolution of Medicine
Petroleum Service Company on Feb 02 2018

We've written about petroleum's role in aspirin before, and we've even talked about futuristic de…
Industry
Should You Change Your Oil Every 3,000 Miles?
Should You Change Your Oil Every 3,000 Miles?
Petroleum Service Company on Jan 31 2018

Owning a car requires taking preventive maintenance steps to ensure your car lasts as long as possib…
Autos
Dive into the Internet's Undersea Cables
Dive into the Internet's Undersea Cables
Petroleum Service Company on Jan 29 2018

Today's internet connection is essentially wireless and can be used in almost any location through w…
Tech
Petroleum Product of the Week: Dog Collars
Petroleum Product of the Week: Dog Collars
Petroleum Service Company on Jan 26 2018

I have a confession: I have one dog, but more than ten dog collars at home. Seeing it written down .…
Petroleum Product of the Week
A Brief History of Self-Serve Gas Stations
A Brief History of Self-Serve Gas Stations
Petroleum Service Company on Jan 22 2018

For many of us, we don't really have to put too much thought into pumping our own gas. When our tank…
Autos
The Four Categories of Petroleum Classification
The Four Categories of Petroleum Classification
Petroleum Service Company on Jan 22 2018

Petroleum is everywhere. Crude oil, in one form or another, powers our day-to-day lives. It's compos…
Industry
The Science Behind Tire Tread Patterns
The Science Behind Tire Tread Patterns
Petroleum Service Company on Jan 19 2018

You might have noticed that your tire's tread might not look like those on your friend's car or your…
Autos
The Kodiak Queen: A Naval Ship's New Life
The Kodiak Queen: A Naval Ship's New Life
Petroleum Service Company on Jan 17 2018

In Spring 2017, British businessman Richard Branson intentionally sunk a decorated naval ship, the K…
Culture
Understanding The Great Boston Molasses Flood of 1919
Understanding The Great Boston Molasses Flood of 1919
Petroleum Service Company on Jan 15 2018

Ninety-nine years ago, on an unseasonably warm January day, 2 million gallons of black, sticky molas…
Culture
Petroleum Product of the Week: Fishing Rods
Petroleum Product of the Week: Fishing Rods
Petroleum Service Company on Jan 12 2018

If you've ever gone fishing, you know how important it is to use a fishing rod that's appropriate fo…
Petroleum Product of the Week
How Car Recycling Works
How Car Recycling Works
Petroleum Service Company on Jan 10 2018

When it comes to reusing, most of us probably encounter recycling options for things like paper and …
Autos
A Brief History of the Fitness Industry
A Brief History of the Fitness Industry
Petroleum Service Company on Jan 08 2018

Today's gyms have something for everyone, and you can find people of all ages there at any given tim…
Culture
The Lumière Brothers: Projecting the Future of Cinema
The Lumière Brothers: Projecting the Future of Cinema
Petroleum Service Company on Jan 05 2018

Brothers Auguste and Louis Lumière were pioneers in the photography industry and were among the firs…
Culture
What is an Automatic Lubrication System?
What is an Automatic Lubrication System?
Petroleum Service Company on Jan 03 2018

We all know the importance of lubrication in making sure all things run smoothly. But did you know t…
Lubricants
All About the New Year's Eve Ball in Times Square
All About the New Year's Eve Ball in Times Square
Petroleum Service Company on Jan 01 2018

Each year, you may tune in or even go to watch the New Year's Eve ball drop in Times Square at midni…
Culture
Petroleum Product of the Week: Hair Color
Petroleum Product of the Week: Hair Color
Petroleum Service Company on Dec 29 2017

With the changing of seasons sometimes come the changing of hair colors. Temperatures drop and peopl…
Petroleum Product of the Week
Alfred Nobel and the Gas Meter Invention
Alfred Nobel and the Gas Meter Invention
Petroleum Service Company on Dec 27 2017

In 1895, the Nobel Prize foundation was born when Alfred Nobel signed a majority of his wealth over …
Culture
How Does Winter Affect Your Car's Tires?
How Does Winter Affect Your Car's Tires?
Petroleum Service Company on Dec 25 2017

With winter comes all sorts of good stuff: sledding, snowball fights, cozy fires, and skiing are jus…
Autos
History of the Cable-Stayed Bridge
History of the Cable-Stayed Bridge
Petroleum Service Company on Dec 22 2017

Cable-stayed bridges trace back to the 19th century in Europe where they were heavily utilized befor…
Culture
The Evolution of the Christmas Card Industry
The Evolution of the Christmas Card Industry
Petroleum Service Company on Dec 20 2017

By this time, your home is probably filled with holiday greetings in the form of paper cards from fa…
Culture
Lubricant Breakdown on the Night Before Christmas
Lubricant Breakdown on the Night Before Christmas
Petroleum Service Company on Dec 18 2017

The Holidays always get us a little cheery here at Industrial Outpost. While we listen to Christmas …
Culture
History and Evolution of Food Transportation
History and Evolution of Food Transportation
Petroleum Service Company on Dec 13 2017

It's no secret that refrigeration revolutionized the way that we look at, use, and eat food. Things …
Industry
How do Matches Light?
How do Matches Light?
Petroleum Service Company on Dec 11 2017

With the arrival of winter, you may be happy to light your fireplace, candles, or even an outdoor fi…
Culture
History and Development of the Printing Press
History and Development of the Printing Press
Petroleum Service Company on Dec 08 2017

As a writer, I love all things printing press. They create everything I love from books to magazine…
Industry
Should You Drive with Your Hands in the '10 and 2' Position?
Should You Drive with Your Hands in the '10 and 2' Position?
Petroleum Service Company on Dec 06 2017

When learning to drive, the instructor may have told you to place your hands at 10 and 2— your right…
Autos
The Science of Time Travel: Is it Possible?
The Science of Time Travel: Is it Possible?
Petroleum Service Company on Nov 30 2017

Doctor Who. Back to the Future. Rip Van Winkle. Time travel has been a part of written popular c…
Culture
What do Screwdrivers and Rotting Butter Have in Common?
What do Screwdrivers and Rotting Butter Have in Common?
Petroleum Service Company on Nov 29 2017

Here's a hint: it all has to do with that smell. Have you ever encountered an old set of screwdr…
Culture
All About Alcohol-Powered Racing Cars
All About Alcohol-Powered Racing Cars
Petroleum Service Company on Nov 27 2017

Alcohol has been used as a means of fuel for a long time. Butanol, ethanol, methanol, and propanol c…
Autos
5 Things You Should Never Do In An Automatic Car
5 Things You Should Never Do In An Automatic Car
Petroleum Service Company on Nov 24 2017

Most of us know that there are a few things you should never do in a car with standard transmission,…
Autos
What is Engine Oil Analysis?
What is Engine Oil Analysis?
Petroleum Service Company on Nov 22 2017

Engine oil analysis is a key component of regular maintenance routines. It's a quick and efficient w…
Autos
The Rise of the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade Balloons
The Rise of the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade Balloons
Petroleum Service Company on Nov 20 2017

It's not really a proper celebration with at least a few balloons. But what about when those balloon…
Culture
Petroleum Product of the Week: Lipstick
Petroleum Product of the Week: Lipstick
Petroleum Service Company on Nov 17 2017

"Pour yourself a drink, put on some lipstick, and pull yourself together." --Elizabeth Taylor …
Petroleum Product of the Week
We Undercoated an RV and Here's What We Learned
We Undercoated an RV and Here's What We Learned
Petroleum Service Company on Nov 15 2017

RV's and motorhomes are frequently subject to harsh environments when going on outdoor adventures. …
Autos
The History Behind Diesel Train Engines
The History Behind Diesel Train Engines
Petroleum Service Company on Nov 13 2017

I've always loved trains; there's just something magical about them (possibly thanks to a certain wi…
Autos
Third Round of Price Increase for Finished Lubricants
Third Round of Price Increase for Finished Lubricants
Petroleum Service Company on Nov 13 2017

Rising costs of raw materials, including base oils and additives, are to blame for the three rounds …
Lubricants
The Power of Songs in the Coal Industry
The Power of Songs in the Coal Industry
Petroleum Service Company on Nov 11 2017

We all know one version of "House of the Rising Sun." It's a classic folksong that has been redone a…
Culture
How Koch Saved Kendall Motor Oil
How Koch Saved Kendall Motor Oil
Petroleum Service Company on Nov 06 2017

As one of the leading motor oil brands, Kendall has a rich and unique history. Kendall Mo…
Culture
Petroleum Product of the Week: Money
Petroleum Product of the Week: Money
Petroleum Service Company on Nov 03 2017

It's all about the Hamiltons, baby. Money has been around for a while since at least 3,000 B.C.…
Petroleum Product of the Week
Crack Sealing: The Reason Behind the Road Squiggles
Crack Sealing: The Reason Behind the Road Squiggles
Petroleum Service Company on Nov 01 2017

If you've ever found yourself driving down a long stretch of rural highway for any length of time, y…
Autos
Mussels are No Match for Lubricants
Mussels are No Match for Lubricants
Petroleum Service Company on Oct 30 2017

As an expert in maintaining your vehicle and keeping it well-oiled, you know how important lubric…
Culture
The Oddity That is the Safety Coffin
The Oddity That is the Safety Coffin
Petroleum Service Company on Oct 27 2017

No one wants to be buried alive. I remember watching 13: Fear is Real when it came out back in 2009 …
Culture
Why Lubricant Additives are Important
Why Lubricant Additives are Important
Petroleum Service Company on Oct 25 2017

There's a reason why additives are added to your lubricating oil;  in fact, there are plenty of…
Lubricants
Microsoft and Porsche: An Unlikely Pair
Microsoft and Porsche: An Unlikely Pair
Petroleum Service Company on Oct 23 2017

Car enthusiasts realize their passion for automobiles several different ways. Attending a car show, …
Autos
What is Urban Warming and How is LA Fighting it?
What is Urban Warming and How is LA Fighting it?
Petroleum Service Company on Oct 18 2017

Urban heat islands, also called urban warming, is becoming more and more common. Lately, cities have…
Industry
5 Common Automotive Engine Myths
5 Common Automotive Engine Myths
Petroleum Service Company on Oct 16 2017

Proper engine maintenance is key if you want to keep your car driving smoothly for as long as possib…
Autos
Why is Lead so Poisonous?
Why is Lead so Poisonous?
Petroleum Service Company on Oct 13 2017

Oh, lead. Lead glass contains, you guessed it: lead,/caption> In 2017, most people are…
Culture
Is Artificial Intelligence a Threat to Industrial Environments?
Is Artificial Intelligence a Threat to Industrial Environments?
Petroleum Service Company on Oct 11 2017

Artificial intelligence encompasses more than you might think. Merriam-Webster defines artificia…
Tech
The Car Dashboard Evolution
The Car Dashboard Evolution
Petroleum Service Company on Oct 09 2017

In today's tech-driven era, the dashboard on your car most likely does more than ever before. Driver…
Autos
History of Haunted Hayrides and Houses
History of Haunted Hayrides and Houses
Petroleum Service Company on Oct 04 2017

This time of year is my absolute favorite. The smell in the air, pumpkin pie, and haunted hayrides. …
Culture
Ford Calls on Students for Future Truck Design
Ford Calls on Students for Future Truck Design
Petroleum Service Company on Oct 02 2017

The Ford F-Series holds the title of best-selling car in American history, and Ford wants to keep th…
Autos
Industrial Innovations: the History of the Sewing Machine
Industrial Innovations: the History of the Sewing Machine
Petroleum Service Company on Sep 29 2017

Were you to make a list of some of the most important inventions of all time steel would probably be…
Culture
The Oil Rainbow Effect
The Oil Rainbow Effect
Petroleum Service Company on Sep 27 2017

After a storm, you may have gone outside to enjoy the scent of fresh rain and noticed a rainbow…
culture
Hair Trimmings Are Being Used to Clean Up Spilled Oil
Hair Trimmings Are Being Used to Clean Up Spilled Oil
Petroleum Service Company on Sep 25 2017

If you're looking for another reason to keep on top of your regular haircuts, look no further. …
Industry
Biomimicry: When Nature Inspires Technology
Biomimicry: When Nature Inspires Technology
Petroleum Service Company on Sep 20 2017

Sometimes the best inventions just grab you and stick with you. In 1941, Swiss engineer George d…
Tech
Benefits and Uses of Full Synthetic Engine Oil
Benefits and Uses of Full Synthetic Engine Oil
Petroleum Service Company on Sep 15 2017

It's not uncommon for a vehicle to require using full synthetic engine oil--but, why? Well, the s…
Autos
All About DEET and Plastic: What's the Deal?
All About DEET and Plastic: What's the Deal?
Petroleum Service Company on Sep 15 2017

I'm a little nuts about ticks right now, so I always make sure that I use bug spray with DEET when I…
Industry
New Jersey: The Birthplace of American Industry and Innovation
New Jersey: The Birthplace of American Industry and Innovation
Petroleum Service Company on Sep 11 2017

When we think of American innovation and technological advancement, California is really at the fore…
Culture
Gunk Glass Cleaner: Streak Free and Industrial Strength
Gunk Glass Cleaner: Streak Free and Industrial Strength
Petroleum Service Company on Sep 09 2017

Summer adventure calls for an industrial strength cleaner and PSC has you covered. Driving throu…
Industry
Petroleum Product of the Week: Artificial Turf
Petroleum Product of the Week: Artificial Turf
Petroleum Service Company on Sep 08 2017

The official start of the 2017 NFL season means seeing your favorite team, going to tailgates, and l…
Petroleum Product of the Week
All About Passenger Car Engine Oil
All About Passenger Car Engine Oil
Petroleum Service Company on Sep 06 2017

If you're wondering what exactly classifies as a passenger car motor/engine oil (PCMO), the answer i…
Autos
The Industrial Revolution and the Rise of Labor Day
The Industrial Revolution and the Rise of Labor Day
Petroleum Service Company on Sep 04 2017

As you fire up that grill in your white clothes and polarized sunglasses, you might casually wonder,…
culture
The Evolution of Firearms: From Hand Cannons to 3D Printed Hand Guns
The Evolution of Firearms: From Hand Cannons to 3D Printed Hand Guns
Petroleum Service Company on Sep 01 2017

Whether you belong to a shooting range and practice regularly or grew up hunting seasonally, you lik…
industry
Seismic Surveying in the Gas and Oil Industry
Seismic Surveying in the Gas and Oil Industry
Petroleum Service Company on Aug 30 2017

As the gas and oil industry continues to grow, explorers rely on seismic surveying to determine the …
Industry
How Understanding Viscosity Can Help You Enjoy Ketchup More
How Understanding Viscosity Can Help You Enjoy Ketchup More
Petroleum Service Company on Aug 28 2017

So, say you're at a nice restaurant. Maybe you're on a date or having an important business lunch. Y…
Culture
Soft-Robots Heal Themselves with Specialized Rubber
Soft-Robots Heal Themselves with Specialized Rubber
Petroleum Service Company on Aug 23 2017

Scientists derive rubbery materials naturally from trees or manufactured synthetically from petroleu…
Tech
5 Things You Should Never Do in Your Manual Car
5 Things You Should Never Do in Your Manual Car
Petroleum Service Company on Aug 21 2017

There are a lot of things you have to do right when driving a manual car. With an automatic, th…
Autos
Are Diesel Emissions Really More Polluting than Gasoline?
Are Diesel Emissions Really More Polluting than Gasoline?
Petroleum Service Company on Aug 16 2017

Diesel vs. Gasoline: Will the Great Debate Ever End? Diesel engines are divisive, to say the lea…
Autos
Made of Steel: A Mission to Manufacture the Safest Cars
Made of Steel: A Mission to Manufacture the Safest Cars
Petroleum Service Company on Aug 16 2017

From 2000 to 2016, the steel industry contributed to offering between 170 and 226 car models on the …
Autos
Everything You Need to Know About Recycling Motor Oil
Everything You Need to Know About Recycling Motor Oil
Petroleum Service Company on Aug 14 2017

In a world that is becoming more and more aware of the importance of recycling, we thought it was ab…
Autos
Petroleum Product of the Week: Kayaks
Petroleum Product of the Week: Kayaks
Petroleum Service Company on Aug 11 2017

One of my favorite things to do this time of year is get out on a kayak and spend some time on the r…
Petroleum Product of the Week
What in Tarnation are the La Brea Tar Pits?
What in Tarnation are the La Brea Tar Pits?
Petroleum Service Company on Aug 07 2017

Where else can you find a Dire Wolf outside of Westeros? California, of course. If you ever find…
Culture
Oh My Gears: Understanding the Ancient Antikythera Mechanism
Oh My Gears: Understanding the Ancient Antikythera Mechanism
Petroleum Service Company on Aug 04 2017

If a ship sinks more than 2,000 years ago and no one's around to witness it, does it make a splash i…
Culture
Auto Show Models Through the Ages
Auto Show Models Through the Ages
Petroleum Service Company on Aug 02 2017

Classic cars and beautiful women are instantly paired in the minds of many. There's just something a…
Autos
Petroleum Product of the Week: Fidget Spinners
Petroleum Product of the Week: Fidget Spinners
Petroleum Service Company on Jul 28 2017

Fidget spinners are one of the most popular products today among both children and adults. These…
Petroleum Product of the Week
Lubricants and Their Role in Roller Skating
Lubricants and Their Role in Roller Skating
Petroleum Service Company on Jul 24 2017

Some of my favorite birthday parties to attend when I was younger were the ones held at local skatin…
Culture
Leaded Gasoline--What's Up With That?
Leaded Gasoline--What's Up With That?
Petroleum Service Company on Jul 19 2017

If you've gone to the gas pump recently (I mean, who of us hasn't?), you might not pay much attentio…
Autos
Oil: Bowling's Slick, Invisible Superhero
Oil: Bowling's Slick, Invisible Superhero
Petroleum Service Company on Jul 17 2017

Bowling Lanes and Oil Go Hand-in-Hand. The first time you went bowling, you may have noticed the…
Culture
Petroleum Product of the Week: Sunglasses
Petroleum Product of the Week: Sunglasses
Petroleum Service Company on Jul 14 2017

In the summer, you want to look super shady, right? Uhh ... Everyone knows that the best way to …
Petroleum Product of the Week
Kendall GT-1 Euro Oil Meets Chrysler MS-11106 EcoDiesel Requirements
Kendall GT-1 Euro Oil Meets Chrysler MS-11106 EcoDiesel Requirements
Petroleum Service Company on Jul 12 2017

A technical service bulletin was issued for 2016 Ram EcoDiesel and Jeep Grand Cherokee. In 201…
Autos
The Evolution of Trains: A Brief History
The Evolution of Trains: A Brief History
Petroleum Service Company on Jul 10 2017

Trains kicked off a massive change in the way that we do things as a civilization, and they continue…
Autos
Petroleum Product of the Week: Pencils
Petroleum Product of the Week: Pencils
Petroleum Service Company on Jul 07 2017

Pencils. These yellow, wooden word-makers bring me back to my elementary school days where I used th…
Petroleum Product of the Week
Kurt Vonnegut, Cloud Seeding, and the Power of the Weather
Kurt Vonnegut, Cloud Seeding, and the Power of the Weather
Petroleum Service Company on Jul 05 2017

Q: What does a novel, GE, and governmental control of the weather have in common? A: At least one V…
Culture
Supernatural's 1967 Chevrolet Impala
Supernatural's 1967 Chevrolet Impala
Petroleum Service Company on Jul 03 2017

Imagine walking into a warehouse full of '67 Impala cars and car parts. Well, that exists, and…
Autos
Petroleum Product of the Week: Drums
Petroleum Product of the Week: Drums
Petroleum Service Company on Jun 30 2017

Last year, we dove into the history of the 4th of July and talked all about fireworks. This year, we…
Petroleum Product of the Week
Why it's Important to Treat Diesel Fuel Year-Round
Why it's Important to Treat Diesel Fuel Year-Round
Petroleum Service Company on Jun 29 2017

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Autos
How 'Mechanical Gears' Help These Insects Jump
How 'Mechanical Gears' Help These Insects Jump
Petroleum Service Company on Jun 28 2017

We're no strangers to gears. They appear in mechanisms dating back before the common era and continu…
Tech
Polyethylene Balloons Keep an Eye on Hurricanes
Polyethylene Balloons Keep an Eye on Hurricanes
Petroleum Service Company on Jun 26 2017

On a day-to-day basis, it's nearly impossible to avoid coming in contact with polyethylene. The most…
Tech
Petroleum Product of the Week: High Heels
Petroleum Product of the Week: High Heels
Petroleum Service Company on Jun 23 2017

Long before powerful television policewomen were hitting the streets in surprisingly high heels whil…
Petroleum Product of the Week
Could a Nylon Parachute Deliver Your Amazon Order?
Could a Nylon Parachute Deliver Your Amazon Order?
Petroleum Service Company on Jun 21 2017

What do parachutist Adeline Gray and Amazon have in common? Well, you'd be surprised. 75 ye…
Culture
Of Ships and Sea Monsters: What's the Connection?
Of Ships and Sea Monsters: What's the Connection?
Petroleum Service Company on Jun 19 2017

Ships are the reason a lot of us live where we live today. Early world explorers and settlers travel…
Autos
Petroleum Product of the Week: Styrofoam
Petroleum Product of the Week: Styrofoam
Petroleum Service Company on Jun 16 2017

You hear the roar of a UPS truck and eagerly check the front porch. There they are, they're finally …
Petroleum Product of the Week
DeVilbiss Air Compressor Restoration
DeVilbiss Air Compressor Restoration
Petroleum Service Company on Jun 14 2017

The sound of an air compressor is part of my childhood. I grew up hearing the startup of the motor w…
Lubricants
Petroleum Product of the Week: CDs
Petroleum Product of the Week: CDs
Petroleum Service Company on Jun 09 2017

To this day, there are still certain bands that I will buy CDs for. Many people have switched to a 1…
Petroleum Product of the Week
From Reservoir to Rig: The Petroleum Exhibit for Future Professionals
From Reservoir to Rig: The Petroleum Exhibit for Future Professionals
Petroleum Service Company on Jun 07 2017

Over 35,000 petroleum engineers work in the United States each year. They work at drilling sites…
Culture
How the Staatliches Bauhaus Fused Art and Industrial Design
How the Staatliches Bauhaus Fused Art and Industrial Design
Petroleum Service Company on Jun 05 2017

"If today's arts love the machine, technology and organization, if they aspire to precision and reje…
Culture
Petroleum Product of the Week: Porta-Potties
Petroleum Product of the Week: Porta-Potties
Petroleum Service Company on Jun 02 2017

Porta-potty. Port-a-john. Jiffy-john. Honey pot. Porta-loo. Toi-toi ... No matter what you call the…
Petroleum Product of the Week
These Industrial Absorbent Products Got You Covered
These Industrial Absorbent Products Got You Covered
Petroleum Service Company on Jun 01 2017

While there's no use crying over spilled milk, but spilled oil is another story entirely. …
Lubricants
The Curse of James Dean's Porsche 550 Spyder
The Curse of James Dean's Porsche 550 Spyder
Petroleum Service Company on May 31 2017

I'll never forget the first time I saw a James Dean film. I was in a Classic Movie Club in high scho…
Autos
Memorial Day Tribute
Memorial Day Tribute
Petroleum Service Company on May 29 2017

"We do not know one promise these men made, one pledge they gave, one word they spoke; but we do kno…
Culture
Petroleum Product of the Week: Artificial Heart Valve
Petroleum Product of the Week: Artificial Heart Valve
Petroleum Service Company on May 26 2017

Love is an open door-- literally. Heart valves function like doors for blood to flow in and out…
Petroleum Product of the Week
The Industrial Revolution Was a Steamy Time in History
The Industrial Revolution Was a Steamy Time in History
Petroleum Service Company on May 24 2017

And we don't mean Soap Opera steamy--although things were certainly hot. When it comes to steam …
Culture
Cummins, Inc. Recommends Two Power Service® Products
Cummins, Inc. Recommends Two Power Service® Products
Petroleum Service Company on May 22 2017

Cummins, Inc. is the world's largest manufacturer of diesel engines and has recently announced that …
Autos
MOSE Project in Venice Might Just Save the City of Water
MOSE Project in Venice Might Just Save the City of Water
Petroleum Service Company on May 21 2017

The MOSE project, which stands for MOdulo Sperimentale Elettromeccanico (and translates to Experimen…
Tech
Petroleum Product of the Week: Hammocks
Petroleum Product of the Week: Hammocks
Petroleum Service Company on May 19 2017

I'm looking into purchasing a hammock and I thought this was the perfect opportunity to look into ho…
Petroleum Product of the Week
How Do You Lubricate a 10,000 Year Clock?
How Do You Lubricate a 10,000 Year Clock?
Petroleum Service Company on May 17 2017

Time flies when you're busy contemplating the next ten millennia... Time. It's on your side. It's c…
Culture
Petroleum Product of the Week: Elastic Underwear
Petroleum Product of the Week: Elastic Underwear
Petroleum Service Company on May 12 2017

Tighty whities, boxers, g-strings, boxer briefs, hipsters ... short of going commando, chances are y…
Petroleum Product of the Week
Understanding Standard Transmission
Understanding Standard Transmission
Petroleum Service Company on May 12 2017

Confession: I don't actually know how to drive a manual car. I tried once, in the parking lot of one…
Autos
Oops There Goes Another Rubber Tree Plant: the History of Natural Rubber
Oops There Goes Another Rubber Tree Plant: the History of Natural Rubber
Petroleum Service Company on May 10 2017

He's got high hopes...about rubber Rubber plays an important role in the function of your car (t…
Culture
The Rise of the Autonomous Car
The Rise of the Autonomous Car
Petroleum Service Company on May 08 2017

We're hearing more and more about it these days: the autonomous car. Autonomous defines anything…
Autos
Purple Power: The #1 Everything Cleaner
Purple Power: The #1 Everything Cleaner
Petroleum Service Company on May 03 2017

For Spring Dreamers and Dreaders It's that time of the year: spring. You might not be much into …
Industry
What Do Steam Cars and Stephen King Have in Common?
What Do Steam Cars and Stephen King Have in Common?
Petroleum Service Company on Apr 26 2017

Photography, steam cars, and a haunted hotel —all have something in common--a pair of brothers born …
Culture
What is the Paris Climate Agreement?
What is the Paris Climate Agreement?
Petroleum Service Company on Apr 24 2017

Things are heating up. With news of big oil companies wanting President Trump to stay in the Par…
Industry
Petroleum Product of the Week: Lip Balm
Petroleum Product of the Week: Lip Balm
Petroleum Service Company on Apr 21 2017

My brother once told me I was addicted to lip balm. He wasn't making fun of me he meant it. I had b…
Petroleum Product of the Week
Everything You Need to Know About Microfibers and Their Impact on Ocean Life
Everything You Need to Know About Microfibers and Their Impact on Ocean Life
Petroleum Service Company on Apr 19 2017

Here's a statistic for you: 95% of waterways' plastic pollution comes from microfibers. This is comp…
Culture
Understanding Lubricants: Solid and Dry Film Lubricants
Understanding Lubricants: Solid and Dry Film Lubricants
Petroleum Service Company on Apr 17 2017

When we think of lubricants, we tend to think more along the lines of fluids--substances that are fl…
Lubricants
Petroleum Product of the Week: Easter
Petroleum Product of the Week: Easter
Petroleum Service Company on Apr 14 2017

When it comes to traditions, there is no holiday more colorful than Easter. Between the brightly…
Petroleum Product of the Week
What Exactly Are Sponge Parks?
What Exactly Are Sponge Parks?
Petroleum Service Company on Apr 12 2017

When I first heard the term —sponge park " I envisioned children running around in a park pretty muc…
Culture
Where Are Don Draper's Accounts Today?
Where Are Don Draper's Accounts Today?
Petroleum Service Company on Apr 10 2017

There was a period of time when I wanted to move to New York and be a big-time advertising gal. I ha…
Culture
Petroleum Product of the Week: Bicycles
Petroleum Product of the Week: Bicycles
Petroleum Service Company on Apr 07 2017

As the weather warms, it's time to bring out our bicycles and get back to riding! There's nothing t…
Petroleum Product of the Week
Oil Ch-Ch-Ch-Ch-Changes: New Diesel and Gasoline Engine Oil Specifications
Oil Ch-Ch-Ch-Ch-Changes: New Diesel and Gasoline Engine Oil Specifications
Petroleum Service Company on Apr 06 2017

Selecting the right oil for your vehicle is critical in ensuring it remains a smooth-running and …
Autos
Sandblasting and the Dangers of Carbon Monoxide Poisoning
Sandblasting and the Dangers of Carbon Monoxide Poisoning
Petroleum Service Company on Apr 03 2017

When it comes to sandblasting, the importance of safety cannot be stressed enough. That safety expan…
Sandblasting
Petroleum Product of the Week: Mattresses
Petroleum Product of the Week: Mattresses
Petroleum Service Company on Mar 31 2017

Side sleeper pillows, Egyptian cotton sheet sets, memory foam topper, down comforter, your significa…
Petroleum Product of the Week
What is MIL-H-5606?
What is MIL-H-5606?
Petroleum Service Company on Mar 29 2017

What does it mean when an oil meets MIL-H-5606 specifications? There are different o…
Lubricants
3D Printed Houses Are Becoming a Real Estate Reality
3D Printed Houses Are Becoming a Real Estate Reality
Petroleum Service Company on Mar 27 2017

I'm still trying to wrap my mind around 3D printers. Never in my wildest dreams would I have thought…
Tech
Petroleum Product of the Week: Light Bulbs
Petroleum Product of the Week: Light Bulbs
Petroleum Service Company on Mar 24 2017

About two weeks after we sprung our clocks ahead for an extra hour of daylight we celebrate Earth …
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Could a 150-Year-Old Patent Be the Answer to Saving American Steel?
Could a 150-Year-Old Patent Be the Answer to Saving American Steel?
Petroleum Service Company on Mar 22 2017

An apparent decline in U.S. steel production has been a crisis for many Americans. U.S. Steel …
Industry
The Story Behind WD-40
The Story Behind WD-40
Petroleum Service Company on Mar 20 2017

WD-40 is a celebrity amongst fellow lubricants. It's become a household name over the years, and rig…
Lubricants
Petroleum Product of the Week: Beer Widget
Petroleum Product of the Week: Beer Widget
Petroleum Service Company on Mar 17 2017

If you don't have the good fortune of enjoying a perfectly poured pint of Draught Guinness this St.…
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The Butcher Baker and the Alaskan Pipeline Murders
The Butcher Baker and the Alaskan Pipeline Murders
Petroleum Service Company on Mar 15 2017

The Butcher Baker was an American serial killer who terrorized Alaska for twelve years, between 1971…
Culture
Understanding Types of Lubricants: Synthetic Oils
Understanding Types of Lubricants: Synthetic Oils
Petroleum Service Company on Mar 13 2017

Sometimes when we think of synthetic, it tends to be in direct opposition to natural: synthetic fibe…
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Petroleum Product of the Week: Microphones
Petroleum Product of the Week: Microphones
Petroleum Service Company on Mar 10 2017

If you think about the magical capabilities of microphones for a moment, you may begin to realize ju…
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Yondr Phone Pouch Saves the Show
Yondr Phone Pouch Saves the Show
Petroleum Service Company on Mar 06 2017

I'm a big live-in-the-moment kind —of gal, and one of my biggest pet peeves is getting some assistan…
Culture
The role of fossil fuels in Trump's USA and the bottleneck of Renewable Energy
The role of fossil fuels in Trump's USA and the bottleneck of Renewable Energy
Petroleum Service Company on Mar 02 2017

Fossil fuels are the driving force of the modern American economy as well as much of the developed w…
Culture
Petroleum Product of the Week: Basketballs
Petroleum Product of the Week: Basketballs
Petroleum Service Company on Mar 02 2017

March means March Madness for many, many people...which means basketball. This is an entire mo…
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How John Wick Services his 1969 Ford Mustang
How John Wick Services his 1969 Ford Mustang
Petroleum Service Company on Feb 27 2017

By Summit Entertainment, Fair use. John Wick is back and better than ever in an action-packed seq…
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Petroleum Product of the Week: Formaldehyde
Petroleum Product of the Week: Formaldehyde
Petroleum Service Company on Feb 24 2017

If you've ever had to dissect something in a science class, you can probably recall that awful smell…
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Presidents' Day: Five Bridges Named After U.S. Presidents
Presidents' Day: Five Bridges Named After U.S. Presidents
Petroleum Service Company on Feb 20 2017

This Presidents' Day, everyone at Industrial Outpost is taking the time to celebrate what it is to b…
Culture
Petroleum Product of the Week: Electric Guitars
Petroleum Product of the Week: Electric Guitars
Petroleum Service Company on Feb 17 2017

Without the electric guitar, some of history's greatest musicians and performers may have never been…
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Can Human Fat be Used to Fuel Your Car?
Can Human Fat be Used to Fuel Your Car?
Petroleum Service Company on Feb 15 2017

It's not the prettiest thing to think about, I know. But what if an alternative form of fuel is star…
Autos
A Beauty Junkie's Guide to Petroleum Jelly
A Beauty Junkie's Guide to Petroleum Jelly
Petroleum Service Company on Feb 13 2017

Vaseline, or Petroleum Jelly, has many uses, both practical and downright silly (see our Petroleum P…
Culture
Petroleum Product of the Week: Photographic Film
Petroleum Product of the Week: Photographic Film
Petroleum Service Company on Feb 10 2017

Before digital cameras (and subsequent camera phones) became common to the public, taking a photo wa…
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You've Got Options When It Comes to Fueling Your Car
You've Got Options When It Comes to Fueling Your Car
Petroleum Service Company on Feb 08 2017

I've always wanted to convert my car to run off old restaurant frying oil. I have yet to do it, but …
Autos
What are Compounded Gear Oils?
What are Compounded Gear Oils?
Petroleum Service Company on Feb 06 2017

Why--and When--Should You Use a Compounded Gear Oil? We know not all oils are created equal: som…
Lubricants
Petroleum Product of the Week: Funko Pop! Vinyl
Petroleum Product of the Week: Funko Pop! Vinyl
Petroleum Service Company on Feb 03 2017

FunThey're like little bobble heads without the bobble. Their big, carton-y eyes are just downright …
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America's manufacturing sector can take a few tips from the Germans
America's manufacturing sector can take a few tips from the Germans
Petroleum Service Company on Feb 02 2017

A city upon a hill. A manufacturing powerhouse. An energy-efficient country; a country run on indust…
Culture
Someone Invented a Real-Life Sonic Screwdriver
Someone Invented a Real-Life Sonic Screwdriver
Petroleum Service Company on Jan 30 2017

Do you hear that? It's like ... a whining or a wheezing? It's getting louder! What's that?…
Culture
Petroleum Product of the Week: Cables
Petroleum Product of the Week: Cables
Petroleum Service Company on Jan 27 2017

Researchers from the Semiconductor Industry Association have predicted that by 2040, there won't be …
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What a Trump presidency could mean for the US automotive industry
What a Trump presidency could mean for the US automotive industry
Petroleum Service Company on Jan 25 2017

On Tuesday morning, President Trump sat down with the respective CEOs of the United States' largest …
Culture
Understanding Types of Lubricants: Biolubricants
Understanding Types of Lubricants: Biolubricants
Petroleum Service Company on Jan 23 2017

Environmentally-friendly lubricating oils do exist-- and they don't require sacrificing performance.…
Lubricants
Petroleum Product of the Week: Greek Fire
Petroleum Product of the Week: Greek Fire
Petroleum Service Company on Jan 20 2017

Picture yourself in a boat on a river the sea. It's ancient times. You don't know the exact dat…
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Understanding Types of Lubricants: Base Oil Groups
Understanding Types of Lubricants: Base Oil Groups
Petroleum Service Company on Jan 18 2017

Lubricants are primarily used to reduce the friction between two surfaces in mutual contact; in redu…
Lubricants
From Plastic to Property: Recycled Homes
From Plastic to Property: Recycled Homes
Petroleum Service Company on Jan 16 2017

Sleeping Beauty's fairy godmothers never said make it green, " but eco-friendly options are all the…
Industry
Oil & Blood: the Mysterious Murder at the Greystone Mansion
Oil & Blood: the Mysterious Murder at the Greystone Mansion
Petroleum Service Company on Jan 11 2017

The Greystone Mansion isn't your typical 46,000 sq. ft. 1920s Tudor Revival located in Beverly Hills…
Culture
Ever Wonder How Oil Refineries Work?
Ever Wonder How Oil Refineries Work?
Petroleum Service Company on Jan 09 2017

How does that black, gooey stuff that comes out of the ground turn into the clear, easy-flowing liqu…
Industry
The History of Fuel Transportation
The History of Fuel Transportation
Petroleum Service Company on Jan 04 2017

There's no denying transportation's quick and efficient evolution. From bicycles to airplanes, trans…
Autos
What's a High Viscosity Index Hydraulic (HVI) Oil?
What's a High Viscosity Index Hydraulic (HVI) Oil?
Petroleum Service Company on Jan 02 2017

In a world full of all kinds of different industrial lubricants, greases, and fluids, it's incredibl…
Lubricants
Petroleum Product of the Week: Champagne Flutes
Petroleum Product of the Week: Champagne Flutes
Petroleum Service Company on Dec 30 2016

2016 is almost over and many of you out there may be thinking, thank goodness. This past year w…
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True or False: Oil Comes from Dinosaurs
True or False: Oil Comes from Dinosaurs
Petroleum Service Company on Dec 26 2016

How cool is the recent news of a dinosaur tail with intact feathers preserved inside a piece of ambe…
Culture
Petroleum Product of the Week: Candy Canes
Petroleum Product of the Week: Candy Canes
Petroleum Service Company on Dec 23 2016

They come in many shapes, sizes, colors, and flavors. Chances are, if you've attended any Christmas …
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Is It Possible for Santa to Run a Toy Factory in the North Pole?
Is It Possible for Santa to Run a Toy Factory in the North Pole?
Petroleum Service Company on Dec 21 2016

Though the exact location of his infamous house and workshop is unknown (I imagine it's to avoid the…
Culture
5 Fascinating Industrial Towns in the U.S.
5 Fascinating Industrial Towns in the U.S.
Petroleum Service Company on Dec 19 2016

You don't have to go to Mars to experience living somewhere truly out of this world. Industry …
Industry
Evolution of the Gas Pump
Evolution of the Gas Pump
Petroleum Service Company on Dec 14 2016

It all began with a man named Sylvanus Bowser, who patented his kerosene pump in 1885. Invention …
Culture
Someday Your Toilet Might Be a Viable Source of Alternative Energy
Someday Your Toilet Might Be a Viable Source of Alternative Energy
Petroleum Service Company on Dec 12 2016

Toilet. Loo. Porcelain throne. The Oval Office. Whatever you call it, how often do you rea…
Energy
Petroleum Product of the Week: Christmas Lights
Petroleum Product of the Week: Christmas Lights
Petroleum Service Company on Dec 09 2016

'Tis the season for all things seasonal. No, seriously...are you tired of listening to Christm…
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Nanomanufacturing | The Shrinking of an Entire Industry
Nanomanufacturing | The Shrinking of an Entire Industry
Petroleum Service Company on Dec 06 2016

Just how small is 'nano?' " This question tops the list of the National Nanotechnology Initiati…
Industry
DAPL Update: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Denies Permit, Construction Halted
DAPL Update: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Denies Permit, Construction Halted
Petroleum Service Company on Dec 05 2016

On Sunday, December 4, 2016, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers denied Energy Transfer Partners LP a b…
Energy
Petroleum Product of the Week: Artificial Christmas Trees
Petroleum Product of the Week: Artificial Christmas Trees
Petroleum Service Company on Dec 02 2016

'Tis the season to deck the halls with jingle bells and Christmas trees. Artificial trees are a…
Petroleum Product of the Week
CNG may be the new, preferred fuel for Fleet Owners
CNG may be the new, preferred fuel for Fleet Owners
Petroleum Service Company on Nov 29 2016

Commercial vehicle fleets are not all diesel-powered. Over the last few years, the diesel-domina…
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Petroleum Product of the Week: Footballs
Petroleum Product of the Week: Footballs
Petroleum Service Company on Nov 25 2016

It's a Thursday morning: ice cold, snow on the ground, and an extra-large coffee in my hands. …
Petroleum Product of the Week
Why Do Marine Animals Eat Plastic Debris?
Why Do Marine Animals Eat Plastic Debris?
Petroleum Service Company on Nov 23 2016

Plastic has become the backbone of this modern age. This can be seen as both a good thing and a …
Culture
The Asian Super Grid | Renewable Energy at a High Cost
The Asian Super Grid | Renewable Energy at a High Cost
Petroleum Service Company on Nov 21 2016

Much unlike the many alternative energy efforts undertaken daily across the globe, the Asian Super G…
Energy
Petroleum Product of the Week: Aspirin
Petroleum Product of the Week: Aspirin
Petroleum Service Company on Nov 18 2016

It seems pretty safe to say that November has been a month of headaches for a lot of people. An…
Petroleum Product of the Week
Plastic by Numbers: What Do the Recycling Codes Mean?
Plastic by Numbers: What Do the Recycling Codes Mean?
Petroleum Service Company on Nov 16 2016

Advances in recycling technology mean that more and more materials are recyclable— including plastic…
Culture
Will Trump's Presidency Change the Rankings of Top Oil Producers?
Will Trump's Presidency Change the Rankings of Top Oil Producers?
Petroleum Service Company on Nov 14 2016

Last June, the United States overtook Russia and became the world's largest oil and natural-gas prod…
Industry
Thank You, Veterans
Thank You, Veterans
Petroleum Service Company on Nov 12 2016

In honor of Veteran's Day, all of us at Petroleum Service Company would like to thank all the men an…
Culture
LP vs HP: Which Blast Machine Do I Need?
LP vs HP: Which Blast Machine Do I Need?
Petroleum Service Company on Nov 09 2016

One question we hear frequently is, Which blast machine do I need...HP or LP? Here's a hint: it a…
Sandblasting
By the 2020s, we may be able to mine asteroids for rocket fuels and precious metals
By the 2020s, we may be able to mine asteroids for rocket fuels and precious metals
Petroleum Service Company on Nov 07 2016

Getting into the mining business for coal and metallic minerals in 2016 may seem like a fruitless bu…
Lubricants
Life in 1908: A Snapshot of the US the Last Time the Cubs Won the World Series
Life in 1908: A Snapshot of the US the Last Time the Cubs Won the World Series
Petroleum Service Company on Nov 05 2016

Just about everyone has been talking about the Cubs finally winning the World Series. And with g…
Culture
The Consequences of Global Energy Poverty
The Consequences of Global Energy Poverty
Petroleum Service Company on Nov 02 2016

"Access to energy is fundamental to improving quality of life and is a key imperative for economic d…
Energy
Without OIL, we can NEVER hope to reach 100% renewable energy.
Petroleum Service Company on Oct 31 2016

The movement towards —environmentally-friendly " energy resources (definitively amplified in Preside…
Energy
Understanding the Dakota Access Pipeline Protests
Understanding the Dakota Access Pipeline Protests
Petroleum Service Company on Oct 28 2016

As of Friday, October 28, police have arrested at least 141 people protesting on private land regard…
Culture
Petroleum Product of the Week: Halloween Edition
Petroleum Product of the Week: Halloween Edition
Petroleum Service Company on Oct 28 2016

When you think of Halloween, you're probably not thinking of petroleum. You think of candy, right? …
Petroleum Product of the Week
Huge shale discovery in West Texas may lead to a miniature US oil boom
Huge shale discovery in West Texas may lead to a miniature US oil boom
Petroleum Service Company on Oct 26 2016

It's been a long time since the Apache Corporation of Houston, Texas drilled its first oil well. …
Energy
Northeastern PA coal miners flourish in a dying market, "Coal will not recover" say economists
Northeastern PA coal miners flourish in a dying market, "Coal will not recover" say economists
Petroleum Service Company on Oct 25 2016

Here in Northeastern Pennsylvania, coal takes on a new meaning. For us, it's not just a seemingl…
Culture
Petroleum Product of the Week: Football Helmets
Petroleum Product of the Week: Football Helmets
Petroleum Service Company on Oct 21 2016

For the nearly $8 billion dollar business that is the NFL, so much of its yearly profit weighs heavi…
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Petroliana and Gas Station Toy Truck Memorabilia
Petroliana and Gas Station Toy Truck Memorabilia
Petroleum Service Company on Oct 19 2016

Gas and oil company memorabilia is a favorite category of collectibles. So much so that it even has …
Culture
Is the world actually ready for autonomous vehicles?
Is the world actually ready for autonomous vehicles?
Petroleum Service Company on Oct 12 2016

Self-driving automobiles seem like a natural, evolutionary stop along the automobile's development …
Autos
Both Presidential Candidates say US infrastructure is in shambles; is it beyond repair? Economists weigh in.
Both Presidential Candidates say US infrastructure is in shambles; is it beyond repair? Economists weigh in.
Petroleum Service Company on Oct 11 2016

"...the state of our infrastructure is a national emergency. We have bridges that are right now too …
Culture
Trump, Clinton, and their plans to revitalize the US manufacturing sector
Trump, Clinton, and their plans to revitalize the US manufacturing sector
Petroleum Service Company on Oct 07 2016

Little over a week ago, most American eyes and ears were busy scrutinizing the back-and-forth exchan…
Culture
Petroleum Product of the Week: Diesel Fuel Additives
Petroleum Product of the Week: Diesel Fuel Additives
Petroleum Service Company on Oct 07 2016

Winter is coming. No, not season 7. " Literally, the season. The winter season is coming. Crip…
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Petroleum Product of the Week: Toothbrushes
Petroleum Product of the Week: Toothbrushes
Petroleum Service Company on Oct 06 2016

Every morning when you wake up, you probably have some kind of routine or a few daily rituals. Maybe…
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Plastics Before Synthetics and the Transformation of the Visual Arts
Plastics Before Synthetics and the Transformation of the Visual Arts
Petroleum Service Company on Oct 04 2016

—Every work of art creates its own universe. And whoever speaks of a universe speaks of a whole buil…
Culture
Petroleum Product of the Week: Candles
Petroleum Product of the Week: Candles
Petroleum Service Company on Sep 30 2016

Now that it's "officially" fall, I couldn't be happier. My tastes are stereotypical: I love the we…
Petroleum Product of the Week
The Stacking Dilemma: What Do You Do With Not-In-Service Oil Rigs?
The Stacking Dilemma: What Do You Do With Not-In-Service Oil Rigs?
Petroleum Service Company on Sep 27 2016

Understanding the oil industry isn't exactly easy--for starters, nobody even knows exactly…
industry
Petroleum Product of the Week: Baseballs
Petroleum Product of the Week: Baseballs
Petroleum Service Company on Sep 23 2016

It's football season again, and for the second year in a row, I can happily admit that I do not give…
Petroleum Product of the Week
The Mill BLACKBIRD: The Car That Can Transform Itself
The Mill BLACKBIRD: The Car That Can Transform Itself
Petroleum Service Company on Sep 19 2016

Special effects have completely transformed film and video productions—with the help of SFX makeup, …
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Petroleum Product of the Week: Dog Toys
Petroleum Product of the Week: Dog Toys
Petroleum Service Company on Sep 16 2016

It is a truth universally acknowledged that dogs are man's best friend. And what do we do fo…
Petroleum Product of the Week
For the Love of Human Ingenuity: Understanding the Great Horse Manure Crisis of 1894
For the Love of Human Ingenuity: Understanding the Great Horse Manure Crisis of 1894
Petroleum Service Company on Sep 15 2016

Once upon a time we wrote about the whale oil myth the mythical notion that due to the free market/…
Culture
5 Of The Coolest DIY Sandblasting Projects
5 Of The Coolest DIY Sandblasting Projects
Petroleum Service Company on Sep 14 2016

As the fleeting summer lapses into its cooler counterpart visibly through your office window, you ma…
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Petroleum Product of the Week: Polyester Clothing
Petroleum Product of the Week: Polyester Clothing
Petroleum Service Company on Sep 10 2016

In my hometown, t-shirts are a bit of a luxury. We may be in the latter days of summer, but it's…
Petroleum Product of the Week
Petroleum Product of the Week: Artificial Food Dye
Petroleum Product of the Week: Artificial Food Dye
Petroleum Service Company on Sep 09 2016

Eat the RAINBOW* *with the use of added food coloring. Food coloring, quite literall…
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Recycling your Motor Oil: is it actually possible?
Recycling your Motor Oil: is it actually possible?
Petroleum Service Company on Sep 08 2016

My grandfather used to wear spent grease as if it were a fashion statement.It stained his finger nai…
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Driving Into The Wild: How Cars Shaped the American Camping Experience
Driving Into The Wild: How Cars Shaped the American Camping Experience
Petroleum Service Company on Sep 06 2016

Camping is the "escape" from technology that became popular because of technology. As a citizen …
Autos
Petroleum Product of the Week: Backpacks
Petroleum Product of the Week: Backpacks
Petroleum Service Company on Sep 02 2016

Bookbag, kitbag, knapsack, rucksack, sackpack whatever you call it, it's still technically a pack f…
Petroleum Product of the Week
This incredible laser technology removes rust instantly -- but you definitely can't afford it
This incredible laser technology removes rust instantly -- but you definitely can't afford it
Petroleum Service Company on Aug 31 2016

Rust is a nightmare for vehicle owners. It likely began somewhere hidden from your line of sight…
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The Circulatory System: The Hydraulics of the Human Heart
The Circulatory System: The Hydraulics of the Human Heart
Petroleum Service Company on Aug 29 2016

In 1648, a French mathematician named Blaise Pascal proved that when applied to a fluid, pressure wi…
Lubricants
Petroleum Product of the Week: TENTS
Petroleum Product of the Week: TENTS
Petroleum Service Company on Aug 26 2016

Here in Northeastern Pennsylvania, we don't often mourn the waning days of summer. From early Ju…
Petroleum Product of the Week
 Intelligent Machinery Threatens Manufacturing Jobs and Experts "Believe this to be a good thing"
Intelligent Machinery Threatens Manufacturing Jobs and Experts "Believe this to be a good thing"
Petroleum Service Company on Aug 24 2016

If you've stepped inside a modern manufacturing plant, you have probably witnessed, first-hand, the …
Industry
Petroleum Product of the Week: Detergent
Petroleum Product of the Week: Detergent
Petroleum Service Company on Aug 19 2016

Is there a difference between soap and detergent? The short answer is yes while both are made t…
Petroleum Product of the Week
How nanorobotics seek to extend the human life-span.
How nanorobotics seek to extend the human life-span.
Petroleum Service Company on Aug 15 2016

The field of study is known as nanorobotics. Science-fiction authors have long theorized the pot…
Culture
Petroleum Product of the Week:  Jelly Beans
Petroleum Product of the Week: Jelly Beans
Petroleum Service Company on Aug 12 2016

Jelly beans are a pretty divisive candy. Some love them and others just real…
Petroleum Product of the Week
Louisiana Shrimp & Petroleum Festival
Louisiana Shrimp & Petroleum Festival
Petroleum Service Company on Aug 11 2016

Laissez les bon temp rouler! Let the good times roll at this year's Shrimp & Petroleum Festi…
Culture
Who really invented the wheel? (And what took us so long?)
Who really invented the wheel? (And what took us so long?)
Petroleum Service Company on Aug 09 2016

As a nation, we've all grown way too accustomed to the presence of the wheel. Still, it makes s…
Culture
Petroleum Product of the Week: Chewing Gum
Petroleum Product of the Week: Chewing Gum
Petroleum Service Company on Aug 05 2016

Something to Chew On: Gum is everywhere it's sold at just about every location and can easily b…
Petroleum Product of the Week
Top 5 Iconic Rides from modern Hollywood Films and their Famous (or infamous) Drivers
Top 5 Iconic Rides from modern Hollywood Films and their Famous (or infamous) Drivers
Petroleum Service Company on Aug 03 2016

There's been a lot of cool movies, a lot of cool cars, and a lot of cool actors …
culture
Pennsylvania once provided 1/3 of the world's oil. The result? 200,000 abandoned and explosive oil wells.
Pennsylvania once provided 1/3 of the world's oil. The result? 200,000 abandoned and explosive oil wells.
Petroleum Service Company on Aug 02 2016

In March of 1848, a Mormon merchant named Samuel Brannan confirmed the discovery of vast amounts of …
Culture
Petroleum Product of the Week: Plastic Bags
Petroleum Product of the Week: Plastic Bags
Petroleum Service Company on Jul 29 2016

There was once a drawer in your kitchen that served a higher purpose. It held forks, knives, an…
Petroleum Product of the Week
How old is crude oil? And where did it really come from?
How old is crude oil? And where did it really come from?
Petroleum Service Company on Jul 28 2016

Our world burns 3,570,000,000 gallons of crude oil per day. To put this in perspective, we can…
Lubricants
How Can a Heat Wave Affect Your Engine Oil?
How Can a Heat Wave Affect Your Engine Oil?
Petroleum Service Company on Jul 26 2016

Beat the heat before it beats you As heat waves once again sweep our nation—continually expandin…
autos
Petroleum Product of the Week: Petroleum Jelly
Petroleum Product of the Week: Petroleum Jelly
Petroleum Service Company on Jul 22 2016

This may be a little obvious, but in case anyone was wondering, petroleum jelly is actually made …
Petroleum Product of the Week
Trash vs. Treasure: Creatively Reusing Plastic Bottles
Trash vs. Treasure: Creatively Reusing Plastic Bottles
Petroleum Service Company on Jul 20 2016

We all know the familiar idiom, One man's trash is another man's treasure.  The impl…
Culture
How America helped create the trillion-dollar Saudi Arabian Oil Industry
How America helped create the trillion-dollar Saudi Arabian Oil Industry
Petroleum Service Company on Jul 19 2016

September 1933, a few miles inland from the Persian Gulf, near Jubail, Saudi Arabia. Two American …
Industry
Petroleum Product of the Week: Foil Balloons
Petroleum Product of the Week: Foil Balloons
Petroleum Service Company on Jul 15 2016

It's all fun and games until the foil balloons cause power outages across the state of California...…
Petroleum Product of the Week
How Iron Man (and the media) have twisted our perception of bionics and how they're actually HELPFUL
How Iron Man (and the media) have twisted our perception of bionics and how they're actually HELPFUL
Petroleum Service Company on Jul 14 2016

The 21st century has a habit of realizing science-fiction prophecies of the past. Early and mid-…
Lubricants
Milk & Oil: The Story of the Gilmore Oil Company
Milk & Oil: The Story of the Gilmore Oil Company
Petroleum Service Company on Jul 12 2016

There's no use crying over spilled milk, especially when it leads to bigger and better things for t…
Culture
Petroleum Product of the Week: Inflatable Pool Toys
Petroleum Product of the Week: Inflatable Pool Toys
Petroleum Service Company on Jul 09 2016

DON'T LET YOUR KIDS (OR YOURSELF) CHEW ON THEIR GIANT-PIZZA SLICE " POOL RAFT. As harmless as t…
Petroleum Product of the Week
Understanding the Whale Oil Myth and the Rise of Petroleum
Understanding the Whale Oil Myth and the Rise of Petroleum
Petroleum Service Company on Jul 08 2016

The whale oil myth: thanks to the free market, petroleum arrived in the nick of time to save the dwi…
Culture
Why "Tesla Motors" isn't called "Edison Motors
Why "Tesla Motors" isn't called "Edison Motors
Petroleum Service Company on Jul 05 2016

The great debate of DC vs AC power has raged on for over a century. — Google it — you're certai…
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Petroleum Product of the Week: Fireworks
Petroleum Product of the Week: Fireworks
Petroleum Service Company on Jul 01 2016

July 4th: America's favorite date Food, Friends, and FIREWORKS From the very beginning, Ame…
Petroleum Product of the Week
John Visits Clemco Industries: Days 2, 3, 4
John Visits Clemco Industries: Days 2, 3, 4
Petroleum Service Company on Jun 29 2016

Day Two, Wednesday April 20th - Clemco Blast Machine Safety NOTE: To read about John's first day…
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Petroleum Product of the Week: Wet Suits
Petroleum Product of the Week: Wet Suits
Petroleum Service Company on Jun 24 2016

Wet is uncomfortable. Until 1952, nobody had a working solution to wetness. From the beginni…
Petroleum Product of the Week
Henry Ford's 'Fuel of the Future' was Ethanol,  But We Still Use Gasoline?
Henry Ford's 'Fuel of the Future' was Ethanol, But We Still Use Gasoline?
Petroleum Service Company on Jun 22 2016

Spend a single summer afternoon on the boardwalk in Atlantic City and you might soon understand the …
Autos
Petroleum Product of the Week: Asphalt
Petroleum Product of the Week: Asphalt
Petroleum Service Company on Jun 17 2016

It's pretty common knowledge that there are a variety of petroleum products that go in your car (…
Petroleum Product of the Week
Introducing Red Brick Studio - A Video Message From Our President
Introducing Red Brick Studio - A Video Message From Our President
Petroleum Service Company on Jun 16 2016

Announcing our red brick studio at PSC Here at Petroleum Service Company, we're proud to say tha…
Culture
The Fascinating Relationship Between Hydraulic Systems and Spiders
The Fascinating Relationship Between Hydraulic Systems and Spiders
Petroleum Service Company on Jun 14 2016

What do spiders and hydraulic presses have in common? If your immediate thought is something alo…
Culture
Petroleum Product of the Week: E-JUICE (PG)
Petroleum Product of the Week: E-JUICE (PG)
Petroleum Service Company on Jun 10 2016

It's in your antifreeze. It's in your food. It's in your VAPE JUICE, brah. It's Propylene G…
Petroleum Product of the Week
Why Outsourcing is one of the STUPIDEST endeavors in American History
Why Outsourcing is one of the STUPIDEST endeavors in American History
Petroleum Service Company on Jun 06 2016

At least 5,100,000 manufacturing jobs in the United States have been outsourced to other countries s…
Lubricants
The New and Improved Petroleum Service Company
The New and Improved Petroleum Service Company
Petroleum Service Company on Jun 02 2016

We Are Industrial Pioneers Petroleum Service Company is —the pioneer of —online petroleum sales.…
Culture
Happy Memorial Day from Petroleum Service Company
Happy Memorial Day from Petroleum Service Company
Petroleum Service Company on May 30 2016

This Memorial Day, Petroleum Service Company and Industrial Outpost fondly remember -- and deeply th…
Culture
Petroleum Product of the Week: INK
Petroleum Product of the Week: INK
Petroleum Service Company on May 27 2016

For nearly 5000 years, ink has been so intimately attached to our lives that we seldom take the oppo…
Petroleum Product of the Week
Quality Base Oils: The Foundation of a Great Lubricant
Quality Base Oils: The Foundation of a Great Lubricant
Petroleum Service Company on May 25 2016

Lubricants used in industrial or vehicular applications are generally comprised of two components: a…
Industry
John Visits Clemco Industries: Day 1
John Visits Clemco Industries: Day 1
Petroleum Service Company on May 23 2016

Washington, Missouri: located fifty miles south of St.Louis, in The Heart of Wine Country, nestled…
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Petroleum Product of the Week: Lego Bricks
Petroleum Product of the Week: Lego Bricks
Petroleum Service Company on May 20 2016

Lego bricks are all fun and games until you step on one then it's game over. According t…
Petroleum Product of the Week
Mind your own Big Business: Industry hangs on for dear life in America
Mind your own Big Business: Industry hangs on for dear life in America
Petroleum Service Company on May 16 2016

In late 2014, the United States economy finally succumbed to its long-prophesied fall behind the wor…
Industry
Petroleum Product of the Week: Contact Lenses
Petroleum Product of the Week: Contact Lenses
Petroleum Service Company on May 13 2016

Have you ever seen someone struggle to put in contact lenses? It's hilarious for the first …
Petroleum Product of the Week
The Power of Fluids: The Unique Properties of Hydraulic Oils
The Power of Fluids: The Unique Properties of Hydraulic Oils
Petroleum Service Company on May 11 2016

An Oily History Ever since the Industrial Revolution, machinery and engine lubrication has been …
Lubricants
Petroleum Product of the Week: How Crayons are Made
Petroleum Product of the Week: How Crayons are Made
Petroleum Service Company on May 06 2016

Crayons are a kid's best friend Ah, the joys of childhood: recess, nap time, virtually no respon…
Petroleum Product of the Week
The Future is Now: The Self-Driving Car Revolution
The Future is Now: The Self-Driving Car Revolution
Petroleum Service Company on May 05 2016

Baby, you can't drive my car ... ...because it's going to drive itself. Duh. If you spend any…
Autos
Choosing the best Paint for your home
Choosing the best Paint for your home
Petroleum Service Company on May 05 2016

Good paint comes at a high cost. What constitutes a good paint is a question we get all the t…
Lubricants
Petroleum Product of the Week: How a Golf Ball is Made
Petroleum Product of the Week: How a Golf Ball is Made
Petroleum Service Company on Apr 29 2016

Out of all outdoor sports, Golf is arguably the most divisive. While some Americans are willing …
Petroleum Product of the Week
GE Hot Sauce is Like Jet Engine Fuel
GE Hot Sauce is Like Jet Engine Fuel
Petroleum Service Company on Apr 28 2016

142,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 K 10^32 K (142 nonillion kelvins) is possibly the …
Culture
How to REALLY remove water from your fuel tanks
How to REALLY remove water from your fuel tanks
Petroleum Service Company on Apr 27 2016

Sometimes, frustration can get the better of us. Your lawnmower won't start, your quad is ru…
Autos
The Curious Fame of the Hydraulic Press Channel Guy (and some GIFs, of course)
The Curious Fame of the Hydraulic Press Channel Guy (and some GIFs, of course)
Petroleum Service Company on Apr 21 2016

The Famed Hydraulic Press Channel Guy We've all been there: caught in the midst of a violent bat…
Lubricants
The Russian dog that died for science
The Russian dog that died for science
Petroleum Service Company on Apr 21 2016

—Laika was quiet and charming ...I wanted to do something nice for her: She had so little time left …
Aviation
Petroleum Product of the Week: Vinyl Records
Petroleum Product of the Week: Vinyl Records
Petroleum Service Company on Apr 19 2016

How are vinyl records made? t's only been a few days since the beloved Record Store Day has come…
Petroleum Product of the Week
Why I've learned to love my Automatic Transmission
Why I've learned to love my Automatic Transmission
Petroleum Service Company on Apr 13 2016

As a young driver, the only thing I knew about transmissions were that they were costly to replace. …
Autos
Understanding Industrial Gear Lubricants
Understanding Industrial Gear Lubricants
Petroleum Service Company on Apr 11 2016

Industrial vs. Automotive Oils Not all lubricants are created equal. And just as you wouldn't wa…
Lubricants
The Difference Between PSC and "Big Oil"
The Difference Between PSC and "Big Oil"
Petroleum Service Company on Apr 07 2016

Big oil? Ah, we're trying to watch our figure. A few years ago, PSC — as a third generation, f…
Lubricants
Rigs to Reefs: Mitigating Human Impact on the Environment
Petroleum Service Company on Apr 05 2016

We've got the whole world in our hands Humans shape the environment that we live in. It's plain …
Culture
4 oddly satisfying GIFs that prove SANDblasting is a misleading term...
4 oddly satisfying GIFs that prove SANDblasting is a misleading term...
Petroleum Service Company on Mar 31 2016

Sandblasting -- flat out -- is a misnomer. Though silica sand was once the exclusive blas…
Sandblasting
Like Music to My Gears: Some Roads Harness the Power of Song
Like Music to My Gears: Some Roads Harness the Power of Song
Petroleum Service Company on Mar 29 2016

We've heard of engines purring, and Carpool Karaoke, but have you ever heard of the roads themselve…
Autos
Haste makes Waste Oil: How a Nigerian teenager's invention promises a bright future for her country
Haste makes Waste Oil: How a Nigerian teenager's invention promises a bright future for her country
Petroleum Service Company on Mar 24 2016

When speaking, the humble, teenaged, World Science Champion from Nigeria, Kpakpando Akaeze, exhibits…
Energy
Number 86 -- PSC celebrates its incorporation on St. Patrick's Day
Number 86 -- PSC celebrates its incorporation on St. Patrick's Day
Petroleum Service Company on Mar 17 2016

March 17 is a day of cultural and religious celebration for the Feast of Saint Patrick. A…
Culture
Reinventing the Wheel: Innovative Concept Tire Designs
Reinventing the Wheel: Innovative Concept Tire Designs
Petroleum Service Company on Mar 15 2016

Long gone are the days where human transportation was limited to, say, a Conestoga wagon pulled by a…
Autos
What We've Been Up To | Video & Articles
What We've Been Up To | Video & Articles
Petroleum Service Company on Mar 15 2016

PSC has been hard at work to provide you with much more than the exceptional products and services t…
Industry
Industrial Coatings -- The Dark Horse of the Petroleum Industry
Industrial Coatings -- The Dark Horse of the Petroleum Industry
Petroleum Service Company on Mar 10 2016

What do you know about Coatings? Industrial and automotive coatings have been a huge part o…
Lubricants
How Does a Blast Machine Work?
How Does a Blast Machine Work?
Petroleum Service Company on Mar 08 2016

It's a blast Sandblasting is an incredibly useful process that can be used for a variety of purp…
Sandblasting
Undercoating your vehicle: is it a waste of time and money?
Undercoating your vehicle: is it a waste of time and money?
Petroleum Service Company on Mar 06 2016

Undercoating In A Can Probably the most divisive home auto product on the market today perhaps…
Autos
DIY: A Guide on How to Change Your Vehicle's Engine Oil
DIY: A Guide on How to Change Your Vehicle's Engine Oil
Petroleum Service Company on Mar 05 2016

DIY oil change In the debate of changing your own oil versus going to the shop to have it done, …
Autos
The Problem With Petroleum -- Crying Over Spilled Oil
The Problem With Petroleum -- Crying Over Spilled Oil
Petroleum Service Company on Mar 03 2016

It's hurting both your profits and the earth — but as a natural substance, why do the various ecosys…
Industry
Falling in Love with the Rocket: Happy Birthday, Gravity's Rainbow
Falling in Love with the Rocket: Happy Birthday, Gravity's Rainbow
Petroleum Service Company on Mar 01 2016

While the Western world gathered 'round their televisions last night to find out whether Leonardo D…
Culture
Recycled Planes: Cool Ways Decommissioned Aircraft Have Taken Off
Recycled Planes: Cool Ways Decommissioned Aircraft Have Taken Off
Petroleum Service Company on Feb 27 2016

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle Planes Aircraft innovation continues to trend throughout media outlets, w…
Aviation
Think trips to the Gas Pump are too Inconvenient? Now there's an App for That.
Think trips to the Gas Pump are too Inconvenient? Now there's an App for That.
Petroleum Service Company on Feb 25 2016

So chances are you've been here at some point in your life: you're driving to work, already running …
Culture
What does PSC stand for? (You won't believe the responses)
What does PSC stand for? (You won't believe the responses)
Petroleum Service Company on Feb 23 2016

For those of you not "in-the-know," PSC stands for Petroleum Service Company. Yes, a third of the ac…
Aviation
This New Tiny Tesla Will Only Cost You 500 Bucks
This New Tiny Tesla Will Only Cost You 500 Bucks
Petroleum Service Company on Feb 20 2016

A whole new kind of Tesla experience If you've ever dreamed about owning a Tesla, but shuddered …
Autos
Blast Away Plaque: Air Polishers, Sandblasters of the Dental World
Blast Away Plaque: Air Polishers, Sandblasters of the Dental World
Petroleum Service Company on Feb 15 2016

If you're familiar with sandblasting, you have probably already realized its incredible potential as…
Sandblasting
Fuel as Food? It seems that not all oils are created equal.
Fuel as Food? It seems that not all oils are created equal.
Petroleum Service Company on Feb 09 2016

Rarely do the sentiments of YouTube commenters so uniformly align. Refrained variations of the same…
Industry
The Art of Oil: Turning Petroleum into a New Medium
The Art of Oil: Turning Petroleum into a New Medium
Petroleum Service Company on Feb 09 2016

Oil Paintings What comes to mind when you hear of or think of oil paintings? Da Vinci? …
Culture
Petrochemicals: Clearing the Name of Petroleum One Product at a Time
Petrochemicals: Clearing the Name of Petroleum One Product at a Time
Petroleum Service Company on Feb 06 2016

Planet Earth runs on Petrol It's no exaggeration to say that the world runs on petroleum and n…
Culture
How Airports are Going to the Dogs (and the Whole Dang Farm)
How Airports are Going to the Dogs (and the Whole Dang Farm)
Petroleum Service Company on Feb 04 2016

There probably aren't too many people who say that their favorite part of travelling is being at the…
Aviation
The world's largest wind turbine will have blades the size of the Trump Tower...
Petroleum Service Company on Feb 01 2016

As surely as the wind blows, we all knew it was only a matter of time before the United States inves…
Energy
Black Oil: How THE X-FILES Made Petroleum Spooky
Black Oil: How THE X-FILES Made Petroleum Spooky
Petroleum Service Company on Jan 26 2016

"Are you familiar with the so-called X-Files?" Gillian Anderson & David Duchovny in Sunday's episo…
Culture
Trending: Aircraft Capsule Intends to Increase Aviation Safety
Trending: Aircraft Capsule Intends to Increase Aviation Safety
Petroleum Service Company on Jan 22 2016

Is a detachable cabin a detachment from reality? Th